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In this section, find articles, tweet-chats, art-work, essays, myth busters among others on trans* and women’s health by Feminism in India.

HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Bill (2014): An Insight of the HIV Bill

HIV/AIDS Prevention And Control Bill (2014): An Insight

While the HIV Bill talks at length of the rights of the People Living with HIV, does it also adequately cover the most vulnerable but yet un-infected within its purview?
Madhupur

ASHA Worker’s Appointment Boosts Maternal Health In Madhupur, Bengal

The appointment of an ASHA worker in Madhupur village, Bengal is helping the community, especially women, make informed decisions about healthcare.
Watch: How This Breast Cancer Awareness Video Surpasses Facebook's Ban On Female Nipplesvideo

Watch: How This Breast Cancer Awareness Video Surpasses Facebook’s Ban On Female Nipples

A charity from Argentina found a creative way to surpass Facebook's ban on female nipples for their breast cancer awareness video.
Watch: A 101 Video On Abortion In India | Feminism In India

Watch: A 101 Video On Abortion In India

Watch this 101 video on abortion, its legality, the procedure, and how to safely get one in India.
A Critical Analysis Of The Surrogacy Regulation Bill 2016

A Critical Analysis Of The Surrogacy Regulation Bill 2016

The recent proposed draft Surrogacy Regulation Bill 2016, passed by the Health Ministry, was cleared by the Union Cabinet on the 24th of August 2016; and is set to be introduced in the Parliament soon. Within a span of one week the draft bill received a severe backlash, being cited as discriminating and draconian.
Maternal Cash Benefits Have Existed Since 3 Years. Why Is The PM Talking Of It Now?

Maternal Cash Benefits Have Existed Since 3 Years. Why Is The PM Talking Of...

Maternal cash benefits have existed for women since three years. So, why is the Prime Minister talking of it now again?
The Anganwadi And ASHA Workers' Fight Against Malnutrition

The Anganwadi And ASHA Workers’ Fight Against Malnutrition

Anganwadi workers across the country have been protesting for higher pay but the government fails to realise their importance in eradicating malnutrition.
Disposable Pads And Tampons - A Ticking Time Bomb? | Feminism In India

Disposable Pads And Tampons – A Ticking Time Bomb? | #ThePadEffect

Many individuals remain ignorant of the raw materials pads and tampons are made of and the risks they pose.
एचआईवी के संदर्भ में अन्तर्राष्ट्रीय मानवाधिकारों की संरचना

एचआईवी के संदर्भ में अन्तर्राष्ट्रीय मानवाधिकारों की संरचना

मानवाधिकार सार्वभौमिक हैं अर्थात सभी पर समान रूप से लागू होते हैं और यौन व प्रजनन स्वास्थ्य की ज़रूरतों और इच्छाएं भी एचआईवी बाधित व दूसरे लोगों में एक समान ही होती हैं|
How Science Got Period Pain Wrong: Angela Saini In Her New Book Inferior

How Science Got Period Pain Wrong: Angela Saini In Her New Book Inferior

In her new book Inferior, Angela Saini talks about how medical science hasn’t given period pain the significance it deserves.

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To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.
Why Women Workers Are Protesting Against H&M

Why Women Workers Are Protesting Against H&M

H&M is the posterchild of sustainable fashion. In reality, it refuses to provide living wages to 850,000 workers around the world.
These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.